Another Eleventy content syndication path

After posting and discussing my post from yesterday with Nicolas Hoizey I decided to explore his suggested path and explore using a GitHub action to handle posts to Mastodon, rather than Make.

Automating RSS syndication and sharing with Next.js and GitHub

I wrote a basic syndication tool in Next.js to automate sharing items from configured RSS feeds to Mastodon. This tool works by leveraging a few basic configurations, the Mastodon API and a (reasonably) lightweight script that creates a JSON cache when initialized and posts new items on an hourly basis.

RSS still beats social media for tracking news

David Nield, Gizmodo:

Whether you’ve never heard of it before or you've abandoned it for pastures new, here's why you should be using RSS for your news instead of social media.